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Special needs plans free pheasant hunt

Special Needs Youth Sportsmen, Inc., will conduct a free field day on European pheasant hunt for all interested special needs youth at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the K-Hill Indoor Shooting Range facility at 9905 State Route 141 in Kitts Hill.

The event will begin with target shooting, clay bird shooting and archery sessions.

A free lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

A total of 100 pheasants will be released in a controlled manner for the participants with the aid of adult mentors to shoot.

The event is free to all participants and families. All equipment and materials will be furnished for all participants.

For planning purposes, families are urged to pre-register by callilng (740) 646-6400 or (304) 962-2709 or register online at www.specialneedsyouth.org

 

Carpenter collection at Old Fashion Days

John Carpenter — owner of the world’s largest private sports memorabillia collection — will have a display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2-3 at the First and Peoples Bank as part of the Greenup County Old Fashion Days.

 

Basketball skills at FBC Fitness Center

A fall basketball skills and vertimax training will begin in September and October at the Faith and Fitness Center of the First Baptist Church in Ironton.

Anyone interested in getting a headstart on the upcoming basketball season should call the church at (740) 532-1240 or contact Chris Barnes.